Student Research

Selected Projects: Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

A number of seniors are currently engaged in research projects with psychology faculty. They are investigating such topics as attention, memory, social cognition, and sleep.

  • Ashley McDuffee - Attitudes Toward the Mentally Ill: Stereotypes and Stigma - Advisor: Mark Oakes
  • John Roman - Gender Role and Leadership Role conflict - Advisor: Thomas Greene
  • Sarah Yancey Implementing a Character Strengths Intervention Targeted at Improving Eating Behaviors - Advisor: Cheryl Stuntz
  • Laura Goldhar, Rebecca Briggs, Joseph Licata, Alondra Martinez, Emma Morgan, Elizabeth Ridgway, Depika Singha, and Emma Visser - Effects of Prelimbic, Infralimbic, and Anterior Cingulate Cortex Lesions on Time Perception in Rats - Advisor: Adam Fox and Bill DeCoteau
  • Joseph Licata, Laura Goldhar, Rebecca Briggs, Elizabeth Ridgway, Emma Morgan, Emma Visser, Alondra Martinez, Depika SinghaPotential Effects of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles on Learning and Behavior in the VPA Model of Autism Spectrum Disorder - Advisors: Adam Fox and Bill DeCoteau
  • Allison ShermanFunctional Analysis of Pawing in Horses - Advisor: Adam Fox
  • Kalin LongThe Influence of Physicality on Psychological Distance and Memory - Advisor: Mark Oakes
  • Joseph Parise A Study of the Vertical World - Advisor: Bill DeCoteau
  • Yichi ZhangCall Me “Wob”: An Empirical Test of the Direct Reference and the Description Theory of NamesAdvisor: Serge Onyper
  • Anna CarpenterResponse to Ego Threats: Victim Blaming in Individuals with Defensive Self-Esteem - Advisor: Mark Oakes
  • Megan De Luca Attitudes toward Sexual Assault: Investigating the Influence of Title IX Training on Victim Blame - Advisor: Mark Oakes
  • Rose Dowley and Bailey O'KeeffePosted, Uploaded, and Tweeted: Examining the Credibility of Social Media as a Source of News - Advisors: Serge Onyper and Mark Oakes
  • Shelby Hang - Comparing the Restorative Effects of Fire and Water - Advisor: Thomas Greene
  • Nicole Jewett and McKenzie Goodwin Extending Motor-Induced Memory Effects: Examining How Flexion and Extension Movements Impact Intentional Memory - Advisor: Mark Oakes
  • Depika Singha, Mirta Mikac, and Julia Carson -The Secret Behind Remembering: Effects of Changes in Cortisol on True and False Memories for Emotional Words - Advisors: Serge Onyper and Loraina Ghiraldi
  • Isabelle MunroThe Effect of Voice Pitch on Memory - Advisor: Serge Onyper